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The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York Non Student Short-Term Casual (SPREP Preceptor) in New York, New York

  • Job Type: Short Term Casual
  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Temporary
  • End Date if Temporary: 08/02/2024
  • Hours Per Week: 5
  • Standard Work Schedule:
  • Building:
  • Salary Range: $32.14-$32.14
The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

Position Summary

The State Pre-College Enrichment Program (S-PREP) is a free high school and college preparation program for 7th -12th grade students who reside in New York City. The objective of the program is to increase the number of underrepresented students pursuing careers in healthcare or related STEM professions. The program offers academic enrichment courses that are designed to prepare students for success in math and science. The program also offers career development workshops, college advisement services, field trips and college tours.

Preceptors for the S-PREP program will lead math, science and elective courses for middle and high school students. Program participants come from diverse backgrounds and generally have varying academic skill sets. Ideal candidates for the S-PREP Preceptor position are those interested in working with students and providing academic enrichment. This is a great opportunity to exercise curriculum construction, establishing/executing course instruction and differentiation skills. Course offerings will include, but may not be limited to Algebra, Anatomy, Biology, Chemistry, Ready for Pre-Med, Computer Science and College Readiness.


Preceptors will report to the S-PREP Program Administrators within the Office of Student Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the preparation of program sessions including classes, special events and other program related activities
  • Facilitating class sessions for assigned course(s) based on provided syllabus and course blueprint. If updates are made, provide new course materials to program administrators.
  • Preparing a course description, outlining the goals and objectives as well as prerequisites for assigned course(s) in alignment with provided syllabus/course blueprint.
  • Assisting with the assessment of students' academic performance by administering quizzes and exams following provided examples.
  • Providing feedback regarding students' participation for summer evaluations
  • Monitoring student attendance for respective course(s)
  • Attending all special program events including opening and closing ceremonies as well as college tours, field trips & conferences
  • Providing recommendations for program improvements
  • Completing administrative/clerical duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma

Preferred Qualifications

  • Full-time CUIMC students
  • Previous teaching experience

Other Requirements

  • Education and training in science and/or mathematics
  • Demonstration of leadership and organization skills

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

Minimum Salary: 31200.00 Maximum Salary: 31200.00 Salary Unit: Yearly